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  • The Spiritual Discipline Of Fasting Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 22, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 40,775 views

    Fasting can make us hungry for more of God

    Tilling the Soil of the Soul February 19, 2006 Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 Last week I spoke from the story of the transfiguration in Mark 9. When Jesus and the three disciples come down from the mountain, there is a crowd waiting for them. There is a little boy who has been terrorized ...read more

  • Proclaiming A Fast

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,018 views

    Explores the value and purposes of fasting privately and corporately.

    I. Fasting Defined: Refraining from eating and/or drinking. A. Three degrees or types of fasting are mentioned in Scripture. 1. Normal Fast - total abstinence from food (Matthew 4:1-2 & Luke 4:1-2). a. Matthew 4:1-2 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be ...read more

  • Revival Through Fasting

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,962 views

    3rd in a series of 4 sermons about how to start a revival in the church & community. The 4 strands of revival are: GIVING - PRAYING - FASTING - COMMUNION.

    Have you ever noticed how high on the list of priorities we put food? Some think that baseball is America’s favorite pastime, but I personally think it is eating. I could stand here and name every single fast-food place in the state of Oklahoma and I am sure that most, if not all of us, would ...read more

  • What Is Fasting? Series

    Contributed by Robert Fox on May 1, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,411 views

    Many students graduate from their faith when they graduate from high-school. Why? This sermon addresses that question and shows how the spiritual discipline of fasting can help keep students from falling away from God when they are suddenly on thier own

    This lesson was developed for a senior high student ministry and was presented in PowerPoint format. If you would like the original PPT file (about 1 meg without video clips), click on “all sermons by Robert Fox” at the top of this page, then click on the “contact” link and shoot me an ...read more

  • Fasting: Why Don't I Hunger More For God?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 19, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,627 views

    This message examines some of the reasons we should fast as well as a beginner’s guide to fasting.

    - Many feel that way when it comes to fasting - “I can’t go without food!” But you can and it can have tremendous spiritual benefits. BIG IDEA: “Physical hunger can bring spiritual satisfaction.” - Interest: sometimes we feel so close to God and want more and more of Him; other times we ...read more

  • Go Fast And Live

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 81 ratings
     | 1,772 views

    This sermon is about the practice of fasting. (The Life - part 10)

    Go Fast And Live The Life – part 10 The Practice Of Fasting QUESTION – what do you want to be when you grow up? Who do you want to do when you grow up? When Bruce Jenner grew up – he wanted to win a gold medal in the decathlon in the Olympic games. But in 1972 in the games in Munich ...read more

  • Fasting And Prayer For Revival

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 151 ratings
     | 8,403 views

    By fasting and praying for revival and evangelism, God will pour Himself on His people.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. First mention. The Day of Atonement, i.e., Yom Kippur Fast. "On the tenth day of the seventh month of each year, you must go without eating to show sorrow for your sins" (Lev. 16:29 CEV). 2. Full mention. "Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of ...read more

  • Keys To Finding Spiritual Power

    Contributed by David Dewitt on May 18, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,122 views

    One of the greatest ways to discover spiritual power is to fast and pray

    Keys to Finding Spiritual Power Esther 4:11-17 February 22, 2004 Introduction The Teens are doing a fund raiser called the 30 Hour Famine to raise money for famine relief in other parts of the world. They will be giving up food for 30 hours and will only be allowed to drink water. The purpose ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,415 views

    Jesus calls his followers to a life of prayer and fasting

    Love Expressed in Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that ...read more

  • A "Fast" Message - Fasting - Prayer

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 95 ratings
     | 26,668 views

    "God’s 9 Main Purposes for Fasting" from Is. 58 make for a great outline and eye-opening sermon for your committed crowd. Also, Biblical admonitions on the Benefits and Dangers to consider when fasting. Free Powerpoint at website.

    A Fast Message From God Is. 58:6-8 PowerPoint at: http://www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/FastMessage.html I. Definition of Fasting Fasting=a voluntary withdrawing from food and/or drink, or other fleshly appetite, for a specified period of time. 3 most basic types of fasting mentioned in ...read more

  • Fighting The Failure To Fast

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 6, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 691 views

    A Biblical look at the spiritual discipline of fasting.

    FIGHTING THE FAILURE TO FAST Various Scriptures Morgan Spurlock is the producer, director and guinea pig of the movie “Super Size Me”, in which he subjects his body to a three-meal-a-day McDonald’s only diet to determine if fast food really has an impact on a person’s health. During the ...read more

  • Is This The Kind Of Fast?

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on May 13, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,940 views

    Fasting is a tremendous spiritual resource available to the Body of Christ.

    "Is This The Kind of Fast?" Is. 58:1-14 "Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to my people their rebellion and to the house of Jacob their sins. 2 For day after day they seek me out; they seem eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that does what ...read more

  • Not So Fast Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on May 13, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,066 views

    This message takes a look at six reasons we should fast.

    (I began by showing the video clip called “The Fast” from sermonspice.com it is a humorous look at how we should not fast) Often I think of the early Church and wish it could be like that again. They experienced the hand of God in so many incredible ways. Then I remember that this did not come ...read more

  • A Shift In Focus! Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,784 views

    A look at fasting from a different angle

    A Shift in Focus! Optical illusions To see something different, change your focus Many people are focused on the temporal This earth, money, sex Instant gratification Satan even tried this on Jesus- Mt. 4:1-4 Did you catch it in v. 3? “If You are the Son of God” Are you kidding ...read more

  • Being Hungry For God

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,168 views

    Fasting develops our hunger for more of God

    Being Hungry for God Matthew 6:16-18 August 26, 2007 Morning Service It was January 1991 and I was taking one of the most challenging classes I took during college would have to be Studies in Contemporary Ministries. The class was not difficult because of papers or anything work related. It ...read more